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Página 203 - Any city or town having ratable polls enough to elect one or more representatives, with any number of polls beyond the necessary number, may be represented as to that surplus number, by multiplying such surplus number by ten, and dividing the product by four hundred and fifty ; and such city or town may elect one additional representative as many years within the ten years, as four hundred and fifty is contained in the product aforesaid.
Página 210 - Speaker. JUDICIARY. The judiciary power is vested in a Supreme Court, and a Court of Common Pleas for each of the five counties. All the judges are appointed annually by the General Assembly. Supreme Court. Salary.
Página 158 - Speaker and Clerk of the House of Representatives ; President and Secretary of the Senate ; and any individual who shall have been, or may hereafter be, President of the United States; and each may receive newspapers by post, free of postage. Each member of the Senate, and each member and delegate of the House of Representatives, may send and receive, free of postage, newspapers, letters, and packets, weighing not more than two ounces, (in case of excess of weight...
Página 157 - RATES OF POSTAGE, On a Single Letter composed of One Piece of Paper. For any distance not exceeding 30 miles, 6 cents. Over 30, and not exceeding 80 " 10 " Over 80, and not exceeding 150...
Página 235 - Salary. $2,400 1,500 1,500 The State is divided into six judicial districts, each comprising two, three, or four counties. For each district there are a chief judge and two associates, who constitute the County Courts for the respective counties in the district. These...
Página 256 - The Senate consists of 38 members, elected for four years, one fourth being elected every year. The House of Representatives consists of 100, elected annually on the 1st Monday in August. — Pay, $3 a day.
Página 239 - Greenbrier county, for the counties lying west of the Blue Ridge, commencing on the 2d Monday in July, and continuing 90 days, unless the business shall be sooner despatched ; the other at Richmond, for the counties lying east of the Blue Ridge, commencing at such times as the court may from time to time appoint, and continuing 160 days, unless the business shall
Página 192 - The high roads through the whole extent, are for the most part very good, in which forty or fifty miles a day may very well be, and frequently are, travelled. Great part of the way may likewise be gone by water. In summer time the passages are frequently performed in a week from Charleston to...
Página 113 - President of the Senate, in which body he has only a casting vote, which is given in case of an equal division of the votes of the Senators. In his absence, a President pro tempore is chosen from among the Senators by the Senate.

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